Saturday, 9 July 2011

July 9th: '7Days of Chocolate Reviews' - Edition 79 - Kellogg's Pop Tarts Frosted Ice Creme Sandwich

SITE UPDATE

Hi All,

It's been another great week on the site with reviews from some of my favourite brands. Below are the links to all three of them just in case you managed to miss out on reading them first time around:

Hotel Chocolat Summer Slabs 2011
Ritter Sport Cookies & Cream + Competition
Browne's Hand Made Chocolates Assorted Truffles

The Twitter competition that is currently being run from the Ritter Sport midweek post is going get guns so far and entries have been flooding in. Remember to enter all you have to do is start following @Chocmission, Retweet one of my reviews and then finally correctly send me your answer to which of the three Ritter Sport wrappers I liked best from the review Wednesday - A winner will be announced next Saturday - Best of luck - Full details HERE.

Next week on the site we have more Hotel Chocolat summer chocolates, a long awaited return for 'Bits n Bobs', and lastly whatever I feel like posting on Friday :D

Have great weekends and remember to visit the NEWS PAGE.

JIM


SNACK OF THE WEEK ..... a new part of '7Days of Chocolate Reviews' which will feature any manner of snacking product I have been products munching on in the weekKcal 190 Fat 5.0g Fat(sats) 2.0g Carbs 33.0g (per pastry)
'Chocolate toaster pastries with an ice cream flavoured filling'


My friends at AmericanSoda have just recieved their latest shipping container over from Stateside, and they sent me over another parcel full of American sweets and treats to share with you all for my Snack of the Week feature. During the course of the last 5 days I've once again replaced my usual ultra healthy bran based bowl of Kellogg's cereal with these rather less wholesome Kellogg's Pop Tarts Frosted Ice Creme Sandwich toaster pastries - here's what I made of them.

If you recall my previous reviews of Pop Tarts you will have noticed a common theme of me finding them a none to satisfying breakfast option due to the limited amounts I felt I could consume and any one given time. To my surprise this Ice Cream Sandwich variant made a bit of headway on this issue, and for the first time ever I felt a degree of comfort eating two of the pastries in a sitting. This was mainly due to the usual Pop Tarts throat burning sensation being all but absent here, in comparison to other past reviewed flavours these were noticeably less sharp and poignant in their sugary sweetness - [hew! The outer chocolate pastry was a little on the bland side, but when heated it did deliver a chocolate flavour hit to a decent enough standard. The inner filling was surprisingly less sugary than I expected and had a sweet milkyness that had just a hint of vanilla. All in all I still won't be replacing my usual cereal with these, but as an alternative every now and then I could be convinced to get some of these in the toaster.

7.7 out of 10



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